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माननीय प्रधानमंत्री ने राष्ट्र की स्वतंत्रता के 75 वर्ष पूर्ण हो जाने पर वर्ष 2022 तक सभी के लिए आवास की परिकल्पना की है। इस उद्येश्य की प्राप्ति के लिए केन्द्र सरकार ने एंक व्यापक मिशन "2022 तक सबके लिए आवास" शुरू किया है। 25 जून 2015 को प्रधानमंत्री श्री नरेन्द्र मोदी ने इस बहुप्रतीक्षित योजना को प्रधानमंत्री आवास योजना के नाम से प्रारम्भ किया है।
Hon’ble Prime Minister envisioned housing for All by 2022 when the Nation completes 75 years of its Independence. In order to achieve this objective, Central Government has launched a comprehensive mission “Housing for All by 2022”. This much awaited scheme has been launched by the Prime Minister of India, Sh. Narendra Modi on 25th June, 2015 as Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.

2019-02-05

Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana

Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment

Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana

Posted On: 05 FEB 2019 4:17PM by PIB Delhi

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has introduced a scheme for providing physical aids and Assisted Living Devices for Senior Citizens belonging to BPL category named “Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana (RVY)” on 1st April, 2017 with the objective of providing Senior Citizens, belonging to BPL category and suffering from age related disabilities/ infirmities, with such physical aids and assisted living devices which can restore near normalcy in their bodily functions. Under the Scheme, assisted living devices such as Walking Sticks, Elbow Crutches, Walkers/ Crutches, Tripods/ Quadpods, Hearing Aids, Wheelchairs, Artificial Dentures and Spectacles are provided free of cost to the beneficiary senior citizens.

The Scheme is being implemented through the “Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation (ALIMCO)”, a Public Sector Undertaking under the Ministry of SJ&E, as the sole Implementing Agency. The devices are distributed in the camp mode. The beneficiaries are identified through Assessment Camps organised in collaboration with the respective State Government/District Administration and the devices are distributed in Distribution Camps organised in the selected districts. For the senior citizens aged 80 years or more, the devices are provided at their doorsteps.

At present, a total of 325 Districts have been selected for the implementation of Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana. The assessment camps to identify the beneficiaries have been completed in 135 districts of which as on 25.01.2019, 77 distribution camps have been organised benefitting 70939 senior citizens belonging to BPL Category. The State/UT wise/ Year wise number of beneficiaries are given below :



State-wise/Year-Wise Total Number of Senior Citizens Benefited under Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana (as on 25/01/2019)
Sl. No.States/UTsNo. of Beneficiaries
2017-182018-19
1Andhra Pradesh27202682
2Arunachal PradeshNil384
3Bihar1665261
4ChhattisgarhNil31
5Delhi14801384
6Goa2407Nil
7Gujarat2760Nil
8Haryana1611563
9Himachal Pradesh76118
10Jharkhand2196
11KarnatakaNil1316
12Kerala687275
13LakshadweepNil528
14Madhya Pradesh398010959
15Maharashtra31263217
16Meghalaya18225469
17Puducherry1529Nil
18PunjabNil804
19Rajasthan4210Nil
20SikkimNil1814
21Tamil NaduNil1152
22TelanganaNil1473
23Tripura795Nil
24Uttar Pradesh40802807
25 Uttarakhand11001537
Total No. of Beneficiaries3406936870


This information was given by Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Vijay Sampla in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

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Source: PIB

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